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noun [countable/uncountable] anticlimax pronunciation in British English /ˌæntiˈklaɪmæks/
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  1. something that is not as exciting as you expected it to be so that you feel disappointed
    The day had proved something of an anticlimax.

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 anticlimax pronunciation in British English /ˌæntiklaɪˈmæktɪk/ adjective


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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